For a Brighter Future: Esharelife & AVSI

Little Prince School Kenya - AVSI Kenya

Last year Esharelife hosted a Christmas party with the aim of changing the lives of children living in dire conditions in a Kenyan slum. That party raised money that has been dedicated to supporting the chances and choices for 50 of those children – funding access to education and improved life skills.

Boys and girls living in one of the region’s hardest environments – a slum named Kibera – come from families for whom every day is a fight for survival.  Going to school means children receive at least one meal a day. School fees are beyond even the most optimistic hopes of their parents. That’s where AVSI comes in, and why Esharelife is proud to partner this incredible charity.

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Esharelife Seeks to Help Share Light for LCA Sufferers

To be just four years old and in the certain knowledge that you’ll go blind by the time you are a teenager or at the latest in your early twenties. From the earliest age, that’s the future for Vicky.  

She is one of those with Leber Congenital Amaurosis (LCA) a severe form of degenerative eye disease.  With no cure, it is turning bright futures dark.

The condition affects thousands in the UK and hundreds of thousands worldwide.

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Esharelife event in London for AVSI Kenya

International aid charity, Esharelife, celebrated 2017 with a London Christmas party which raised just under £14,000 for one of its charity partners.

The event was hosted by Esharelife’s chairman, Dr Maurizio Bragagni MBA, at The Institute of Directors.  Guests were invited to attend – and support one of the Esharelife Foundation’s charity partners, AVSI Kenya.

For more than thirty years AVSI has been working in Kenya to promote the development of local communities, working with the poorest sections of the population.  The charity’s focus is on education and training in the suburbs of Nairobi, in Kibera, one of Africa’s largest slums, and in Dadaab, the most populated refugee camp on the planet.

All money raised during the evening was pledged to AVSI projects to empower disadvantaged children in Kenya and included a presentation by AVSI Project Manager, Antonino Masuri. Guests were also invited to take part in a raffle and auction to raise additional funds.

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